Accounts Payable

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £23000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eleanor Shanks

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    27/06/2019 16:37:43

Accounts Payable


Search Consultancy is currently recruiting for a Accounts Payable Officer to join a fantastic business on the outskirts of Leeds.

Not only will you be working for a brilliant company, but you will be joining a happy team of professionals that really support one another, work collaboratively and enjoy a great environment.

If you're looking for a role that offers genuine variety and an exciting challenge, this is the role for you!

The role:
You will use your experience of processing, reviewing and verifying invoices, Flagging and clarifying any unusual or questionable invoices / purchasing activities to ensure best practice. Typical tasks will include preparing and processing electronic payments, issuing company cheques, monitoring accounts and ensuring payment details are correct and up to date, communicating via phone and email with internal stakeholders and external vendors / suppliers, work closely with internal parties to help them understand the company policies and processes and support the team by offering ideas for improvement and better ways of working.

* £23,000 per annum
* Free parking
* Up to 5% bonus
* Stakeholder pension scheme (Max 10% employer contribution)
* SSP for 7 days then Occupational sick pay
* 25 days holiday per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 2 half days (Christmas Eve and New Years Eve)
* Flexible benefits scheme includes salary sacrifice options such as cycle to work, gym membership and much more

Expertise, knowledge and experience required
* CCAB qualified / Qualified by experience
* Minimum two year experience working within an Accounts Payable function
* Minimum two years working experience in a customer facing role
* Working knowledge / experience of procurement procedures & policies
* Proven track record /extensive experience in a high volume, high value Accounts Payable function servicing the business over £200m per annum, minimum 80k transactions, supplier base over 800
* Proven track record of excellent communication
* Proven track record of query / complaint resolution
* Proven working experience in the application of CIS (construction industry Scheme)
* Working knowledge of SAP
* Ariba commerce automation software
* Competent in the use of Standard Microsoft Office Packages
* Demonstrable experience in the application of ERP (Enterprise resource planning) tool, preferably SAP
* Sound understanding of the full purchase to pay cycle
* Understanding of the coding of VAT and various rates knowledge of CIS (construction industry Scheme)
* Full understanding of HMRC guidelines surrounding value added tax (VAT)

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age